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Leon Wood
Shooting guard
Born March 25, 1962 (1962-03-25) (age 47)
Columbia, South Carolina
Nationality USA
Listed height 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Listed weight 185 lb (84 kg)
College Arizona
Cal-State Fullerton
Draft 10th overall, 1984
Philadelphia 76ers
Pro career 1984–1991
Former teams Philadelphia 76ers (1984-1986)
Washington Bullets (1986)
New Jersey Nets (1986-1987, 1989-1990)
San Antonio Spurs (1987-1988)
Atlanta Hawks (1988)
Sacramento Kings (1990-1991)
Olympic medal record
Men's Basketball
Gold 1984 Los Angeles United States

Osie Leon Wood III (born March 25, 1962 in Columbia, South Carolina), is an American former professional basketball player who was selected by the Philadelphia 76ers in the 1st round (10th overall) of the 1984 NBA Draft. A 6'3" shooting guard from California State University-Fullerton, Wood played in six NBA seasons for six different teams. He played for the 76ers, Washington Bullets, New Jersey Nets, San Antonio Spurs, Atlanta Hawks and Sacramento Kings. He also had a short stint in Germany for MTV 1846 Giessen, where he was signed for the playoffs and appeared in three games, scoring a total of 77 points[1].

In his NBA career, Wood played in 274 games and scored a total of 1,742 points. He also won a gold medal as a member of the 1984 U.S. Olympic basketball team coached by Bobby Knight.

Currently Wood is an NBA official.[2]


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